Amazon's cheapest Kindle just got an upgrade. On March 20, Amazon released a new version of its basic Kindle, now with a better screen and front light.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 22, 2019
Amazon is no longer making the Kindle Voyage. Customers who want a higher-end e-reader will have to opt for the Kindle Oasis or look at other options from Kobo or Sony.
Gadgets August 20, 2018
The Amazon Cyber Monday 2017 deals have been announced, including discounts for the Amazon Echo smart speakers, Amazon Fire tablets, and Amazon Kindle e-readers. Customers can enjoy the offers as soon as Nov. 26, Sunday.
Business Tech November 26, 2017
Amazon started its Black Friday 2017 deals early with discounts for Kindle e-readers, Fire Tablets, and Dash Buttons. The offers will last through Black Friday and end on Nov. 28, at 2:59 a.m. ET.
Business Tech November 19, 2017
Owners of Amazon’s cheapest Kindle will soon be able to enjoy audiobooks on their device. Amazon has now confirmed that Audible support will arrive for its entry-level e-reader in the coming months.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 30, 2017
Several Kindle models are now $30 cheaper as part of the device’s 10th anniversary. Amazon is offering discounted Kindles in addition to various top-selling e-books from Oct. 23 through Oct. 25.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 24, 2017
Amazon has finally unveiled a waterproof Kindle with the new Kindle Oasis. The updated version of the premium Kindle model, however, is more than just an e-reader you can take to the bathtub.
Gadgets October 11, 2017
Amazon is offering several deals for the Kindle e-reader and its variants for Black Friday 2016. One of the devices included in the promotions is the Kindle Paperwhite, which is being sold for only $99.99.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 24, 2016
Amazon's new Kindle Manga Model boasts of significantly larger storage space as well as performance improvements such as faster page turning and higher resolution display.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 18, 2016
Several reports reveal that Windows 10 PCs crash upon plugging in an Amazon Kindle e-reader. The issue is the second high-profile problem related to Microsoft's Anniversary Update for the operating system.
Microsoft August 27, 2016
Reading is always a constructive past time, and e-readers are here to maintain the tradition in the digital era. We pitted Kobo’s Aura One against Amazon’s Kindle Oasis and Kindle Paperwhite so you know which one is best for you.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 18, 2016
Amazon announced on Wednesday that Prime Day 2016 was the 'biggest day ever' for sales, outdoing last year’s Prime Day and even Cyber Monday.
Business Tech July 14, 2016
Amazon has unveiled a new version of its entry-level Kindle that will cost as low as $80. The updated e-reader is thinner, lighter and brings back accessibility to blind readers through Bluetooth audio support.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 23, 2016
Amazon has unveiled the eighth-generation Kindle Oasis. Here's what you need to know before upgrading or getting into the e-reader game with this one.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 16, 2016
The Amazon Kindle Oasis is about to be unveiled, and it got leaked about a week after CEO Jeff Bezos teased it. Based on the details that surfaced, it'll feature a new dual-battery system and one-handed design, among other things.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 12, 2016
Amazon is cooking up a new Kindle e-reader. The new e-ink tablet will kick off Kindle's 8th generation.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 5, 2016
Amazon has released an emergency patch for legacy Kindle e-readers. Those who don't act before the cut-off date will lose their Kindles' Internet access.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 21, 2016
Amazon released an over-the-air software update for its Kindle e-reader. Book lovers can expect to see a number of changes in their devices, which include a personalized home screen, easier access to popular settings, one tap sharing and more.
Apps/Software February 4, 2016
Amazon unveiled which of its hardware products will be getting price cuts for its Black Friday sale. These include its best-selling 7-inch Kindle Fire that will be available for only $35.
Gadgets November 11, 2015
Here's the perfect Christmas gift for your loved ones, who happen to be bookworms. Amazon is offering less $30 for the Kindle Paperwhite and Kindle Voyage, available for Amazon Prime members, discount viewable upon check-out.
Geek November 3, 2015
Amazon's Kindles are on sale and customers can save as much as 43 percent. Interested customers will have to act fast as the sale ends Oct. 21.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 21, 2015
It's the video game nobody expected. 'Downton Abbey: Mysteries of the Manor' transports you inside the famous Crawley estate to find hidden objects and unravel a mystery.
Movies/TV Shows September 18, 2015
Amazon is reportedly looking to launch a $50 6-inch tablet for budget-conscious customers in time for the holiday shopping season. The tablet will be the same size as the company's Fire HD tablet but at half the price.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 8, 2015
Kobo launched the second version of its standard Touch e-reader, scheduled for release in the U.S and Canada on September 9th.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 31, 2015
Starting July 1, Amazon will pay authors on the basis of pages read vis-à-vis the old system of copies sold, or downloaded/borrowed. The royalty will only be valid for the first time the customer reads the book.
Business June 22, 2015
The 2015 Kindle Paperwhite packs in several improvements from the previous version of the ebook reader. Are the new features big enough to make readers want to replace their older devices?
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 18, 2015
Amazon's mid-range Kindle Paperwhite gets a little closer to the Voyage with a screen upgrade.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 17, 2015
Hi-tech Father's Day gifts that won't break the bank.
Gadgets June 9, 2015
Oyster – the Netflix for books – offers subscribers access to a back catalog of books for a monthly fee. Now the company is competing directly with the likes of Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Google with an online e-book store.
Apps/Software April 8, 2015
Here's how popular e-book services Oyster, Scribd, Amazon's Kindle Store and Apple's iBooks measure up.
Feature April 8, 2015
Looking to discover some new books for free? Here are the 8 best websites to download free e-books.
Geek March 12, 2015
The competition in the e-reader market isn't subsiding anytime soon as tech powerhouses both old and new realize consumers are still hungry for electronic reading devices and are willing to upgrade for new features. Here's a look at the top e-readers.
Gadgets March 5, 2015
President’s day technology bargains include great deals on laptops, Fitbit fitness trackers, and the PS4 bundled gaming console. GoPro accessories and various Amazon Kindle and Fire models are also on sale.
Gadgets February 14, 2015
If you've put off buying an e-reader because you have print books still lying around, you're going to love this news. Now there's a way for you to bring them into the 21st century.
Geek February 3, 2015
Amazon launched a new delivery service that will cater primarily to its Prime members. Dubbed as ‘Prime Now,’ the new service promises to deliver a number of daily essentials right at the customer’s doorsteps in just one hour.
Business December 18, 2014
Goodreads integration headlines an update to the iOS version of the Kindle app. Apple users can now share their progress, quotes and reviews with friends.
Apps/Software December 17, 2014
Amazon gives Kindle readers several family-focused features as it prepares to launch the Kindle Voyage. With the updates rolling out on the current version of the Paperwhite, consumers may have less incentive to pick up the $200 Voyage in December.
Gadgets November 14, 2014
Amazon has launched Kindle Scout, a program which lets users nominate books for publication by Kindle Press. Clearly, Amazon isn't backing down from making major waves in the book world.
Internet Culture October 27, 2014
Amazon introduced the all-new Kindle Voyage, along with updated versions of the Kindle Paperwhite and the original Kindle, to keep e-readers relevant in the e-book consumer market.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 21, 2014
Amazon has just released a bunch of new tablets and e-readers. The most notable of which is the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9, which seems designed to compete with the iPad Air.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 21, 2014
Amazon has announced two new Kindle e-readers, one priced at only $79 and one that feels like real paper. The new Kindle Voyage is Amazon's flagship e-reader and comes with a number of improved features.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 18, 2014
Amazon has officially cut the price of its Fire Phone ahead of Apple's Sept. 9 iPhone 6 event. The smartphone is now priced at 99 cents with a 2-year contract, down from $199. Could this signal the end?
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 8, 2014
Kobo is launching Aura H2O, a new eBook reader which is the first waterproof eReader in the world. The design allows users to enjoy their eBooks wherever they want.
Gadgets August 28, 2014
Amazon is testing the "Kindle Unlimited" service, which provides unlimited access to over 600,000 ebooks for a monthly fee of $9.99. The service also offers access to over 7,000 audiobooks.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 19, 2014
Amazon is launching an all-you-can-read for $9.99 per month, with access to over 600,000 titles and a couple of thousand audiobooks. But is it a consumer want?
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 18, 2014
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